About

The Daily Free Press (ISSN 1094-7337), the independent student newspaper at Boston University, is published digitally Monday through Friday and printed on Thursdays during the academic year except during vacation and exam periods, as well as when there aren’t ads to help cover the cost of printing. The paper is published by Back Bay Publishing Co., Inc., a nonprofit Massachusetts corporation operated by Boston University students. The paper was founded May 5, 1970 by BU students.

The Daily Free Press in print is distributed free at about 50 sites on Boston University’s Charles River Campus. Those interested can also sign up for  our email newsletter, which  is sent each morning with the day’s top headlines.

The Daily Free Press Online (ISSN 1094-5962) has been publishing on the same days as the print edition since January 1996 at http://www.dailyfreepress.com.

Please email [email protected] for more information.


Print Readership Information

Circulation for publishing days of The Daily Free Press in print is 5,000 issues each Thursday we have advertising.

Online Readership Information

  • Approximately 75,000 page views a month
  • Approximately 42,000  unique views a month

Editors — Spring 2022

Jean Paul Azzopardi— Editor-in-Chief ([email protected])

Emily Stevenson — Managing Editor ([email protected])

Jesús Marrero Suárez — Campus Editor ([email protected])
Tanisha Bhat — Associate Campus Editor
Sangmin Song — Associate Campus Editor
Lauren Rowlands — Associate Campus Editor

Cici Yu — City Editor ([email protected])
Taylor Brokesh — Associate City Editor
Phoebe Chen — Associate City Editor

Emily Pauls — Features Editor ([email protected])
Lindsay Shachnow — Associate Arts Editor
Claire Law — Associate Science Editor
Ava Berger — Associate Community Editor
Metta Santoso — Associate Business Editor

Mitch Fink — Sports Editor ([email protected])
Chloe Patel — Associate Sports Editor

Brian Foisy — Co-Opinion Editor ([email protected])
Sujena Soumyanath — Co-Opinion Editor ([email protected])

Michelle Tian — Lifestyle Editor ([email protected])
Sam Thomas — Associate Lifestyle Editor

Taylor Coester — Photo Editor ([email protected])
Anh Nguyen — Associate Photo Editor
Clare Ong — Associate Photo Editor
Mohan Ge — Associate Photo Editor

Taylor Hawthorne — Co-Podcast Editor ([email protected])
Nellie Maloney — Co-Podcast Editor ([email protected])

Smaran Ramidi — Graphics & Layout Editor ([email protected])

Mary Geena Prestia — Multimedia Editor ([email protected])


Business Staff

For all business inquiries contact the Board of Directors of Back Bay Publishing Co., Inc.  ([email protected])